With the royal wedding behind us there is no doubt that their are influences that will be used in weddings for years to come.
Here are a few things that I could see a couple incorporating into their wedding:
Charitable wedding gift
Prince William and Kate Middleton set up a charitable fund where guest could donate to in honor of their wedding celebration. Well come to think of it I love this. They have made it so simple to give the gift to well a couple that has it all. Although I was unable to attend, due to a previous engagement ; ), what could I have given the royal couple as a wedding gift? Would anything be adequate for the royals?
For you it simply might be that you both have everything that you need so why not use this wonderful occasion to get a gift that keeps on giving. Decide on a charity that is significant to you both and then set up a link on your wedding page or include information in your invitations.
Here are some websites that can get you started if you choose this option for your wedding:
Changing the Present
Create a wedding crest
A family crest refers to the image that appears on the helmet of a family's coat of arms, a family symbol that dates back to the medieval time period. It originated in medieval times, when a coat of arms would be granted to an individual. The individual passed down the coat of arms to family descendants, turning it into a family symbol. It would be worn by warriors as they entered battle as a source of family pride. The colors of the crest would represent the families role in their society. Typically crest would come in certain colors such as red, gold, silver, black, blue, green and purple. The color also carried special symbolism. The images on a family crest would symbolize special characteristics of that particular family .
Deciding what symbols represent you as a couple might be a task, so here is some help on meanings of different symbols that might be used.
Be Inspired by the Royals, since you will be the king and queen of your day